Sean Penn wants Ted Cruz committed to an insane asylum

Sean Penn wants Ted Cruz committed to an insane asylum

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via examiner

By Mark Whittington

According to an October 29, 2013 story in Politico, the actor Sean Penn appeared on Piers Morgan’s CNN talk show and suggested that people like Ted Cruz should be committed. Penn believes that the tea party’s influence in Congress is pernicious.

“I think they have — there’s a mental health problem in Congress,’ Penn said. ‘This would be solved by committing them by executive order, I think. Because these are our American brothers and sisters, we shouldn’t be criticizing them, attacking them … this is a cry for help.’

“’You literally commit what, people like Ted Cruz?’ asked Morgan

“’He is my American brother,’ the actor said. ‘I think we should take care of him, he is in trouble.’

“’Well, actually have him committed?’

“’Yeah, I think it’s a good idea,’ Penn replied with a laugh.”

The irony of a man, whose tendency to domestic violence is well documented, commenting on the mental health of other people is astonishing in its brazen arrogance. It is possible that Penn may favor, as was the practice in the old Soviet Union, the declaring of political dissidents insane, with treatment prescribe to “cure” them of that dissent. Or he may have been making a poor attempt at humor. Either way, his performance was not very edifying.

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27 COMMENTS

  1. Penn is the poster boy for Hollywood liberals. He has zero talent and only his suck-up liberalism will get him work.

  2. Yeah penn, you are a follower of hugo chavez. What an idiot you are. If anyone should be committed it is you. All that America and it's freedoms have given you and you want to commit a person that is determined to save our country form a communist dictator one that is determined to take away your wealth.

  3. isn't that why we try to get rid of dictators, because that's what dictators do? so is Penn suggesting he supports the actions of dictators….oh, yeah…that's right.

  4. That guy is wacked he is the one that belongs in an asylum.Man the fruit cakes are running wild in this Country.

  5. That guy is wacked he is the one that belongs in an asylum.Man the fruit cakes are running wild in this Country.

  6. Really, can we get enough donations together to rent a billboard on Hollywood blvd. saying, "Celebrities. Nobody cares about your opinions. Just because we may like your acting, does not mean we want to hear your moronic, left wing opinions! If you really want people to think you are smart, KEEP YOUR MOUTH SHUT!"

  7. Steven K. Finch, are you so stupid that you think North Carolina is the mid west? Just another poor kid from California, ruined by all the leftist BS out there. It's a shame you couldn't have grown up somewhere that taught morality, respect for your elders, boring stuff like that. Now you are doomed to be a troll. Internet being the only place you feel safe to run your mouth without getting the crap kicked out of you.

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